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Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours

S5975 Park Rd, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI 53913-9286
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First time outta the gym

First time out of the gym climbing on real rock. Although I don't know the other guides, I lucked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew C
2 day anchors course

Really enjoyed this course with mostly Lynn and then Jennifer came on the next day--I just like the... read more

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Reviewed 10 October 2017
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Share an Adventure with Us at Devil's Lake State Park! Rock Climb with Apex's professional, highly trained, and certified guides. Apex offers private and group rock climbing, anchors courses, trad lessons, rock climbing trips, bouldering, and now... Kid's Adventure Camps! Boy scouts, girl scouts, church groups, friends, families, etc. can be accommodated. With over 2,000 climbing routes on the purple quartzite cliffs, Devil's Lake State Park is the premiere rock climbing destination of the Midwest. Our climbing guides will be sure the beauty and history are not missed!
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 15:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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S5975 Park Rd, Devil's Lake State Park, Baraboo, WI 53913-9286
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Reviewed yesterday

First time out of the gym climbing on real rock. Although I don't know the other guides, I lucked out and got a guide (Ian) who was a real ace at bouldering and was able to give cool beta and point out boulder problems as...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Really enjoyed this course with mostly Lynn and then Jennifer came on the next day--I just like the way it was structured--I feel like I was able to absorb and store the information I learned--I've been able to apply what I learned with good results--Lynn...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We brought children and Jill was awesome with them! If you have adventurous, well behaved kids 6+ include them. What a fun time!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I had a great time with our guide in an open group trip. Everything went smoothly, I learned a lot and added to my skills, and had an awesome time.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Climbing With Apex is everything you could ask for. The guides are all extremely knowledgeable and experienced rock climbers, so know that you are in good hands. In addition to being experts, they are all super friendly and will make climbing a great experience for...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

My family of four had a wonderful experience climbing at Devil’s Lake with Lynn from Apex Adventure Alliance over a total of 3 days in late September 2017. Our group consisted of me, my wife, my 13 year old daughter, and my 8 year old...More

Thank David K
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Jillian G, Owner at Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Wow! Lynn is amazing and we are overjoyed you loved your experience. Now get out there and climb! Can't wait to see you again with your kids on the cliffs!

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We've climbed with Lynn twice now, and she is awesome. She has lead courses teaching us anchor principles. She's also great with children. I would highly recommend Apex for any future trips

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Jillian G, Owner at Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Can't wait to head out again! You guys picked an awesome time to visit and there was some amazing talent in your group!

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was a really great experience. This was our first time rock climbing outdoors and I can only hope it's this fun all the time going forward. My girlfriend, brother, and myself met up with our guide Jim at the south shore parking lot. He...More

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Jillian G, Owner at Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Glad you had such an excellent time. Head out to climb again with us soon! We can't wait!

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our family (3 teenage boys and 3 adults) scheduled a private climbing trip with Apex in Devil's Lake State Park as part of our trip to the Wisconsin Dells. Lynn was our guide for the day -- She was fantastic! She very calmly and confidently...More

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Jillian G, Owner at Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks for coming out to climb! Glad we were able to accommodate you and you had such a wonderful adventure : )

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I went climbing with some friends and joined other random people for 5 hours on a Saturday. Jon and the crew were super helpful, friendly, encouraging, and energetic. We enjoyed our climb as we were able to pick from 6 different courses on the rock....More

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Jillian G, Owner at Apex Adventure Alliance - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Isn't it awesome that beginners and more advanced people can climb together? That is one of the beauties of climbing. Thanks for heading out with us, we hope to see you again soon!

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